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Quotations in the News

Created: 08/16/2014 6:21 AM KSTP.com
By: The Associated Press

"We had to evaluate the security of the officers there and also the rioters. We just felt it was better to move back." — Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson after some protesters began throwing rocks and other objects at police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

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"When the residents refused to do this, the massacre took place." — Yazidi lawmaker Mahma Khalil after Islamic State militants killed over 80 Yazidi men who refused to convert to Islam in a northern Iraqi village, according to witnesses.

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"They challenge us to think about what, if anything, we ourselves would be willing to die for." — Pope Francis, who beatified 124 Korean martyrs.

(Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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